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VW Planning Audi A6-Based Luxury Sedan for China Only


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The only reason for which the VW Phaeton still exists today is the Chinese market, where the luxury sedan enjoyed a commercial success that offset poor demand from Europe and North America.

German Brands Sell Almost as Many Cars in China as All 25 Local Carmakers Combined


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German automakers have reached a 24 percent share of the Chinese auto market in July, gaining 3 percent compared to the end of 2013. The world’s largest car market is a haven for German carmakers, which together sell almost as many cars as all 25 Chinese brands combined.

Chinese Tycoon Orders 30 Rolls-Royce Phantoms EWBs for His New Macau Hotel


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As far as Rolls-Royce is concerned, customers don’t get better than luxury entrepreneur Stephen Hung, who has ordered 30 Bespoke Extended Wheelbase Phantoms for his Louis XIII hotel in Macau.

China’s Geely Announces itself as Formula 4 Engine Provider


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Formula 4 “is an open-wheel racing car category intended for junior drivers,” according to Wikipedia. There’s no actual world championship, but there are several national or trans-regional ones.

First Shipment of Lincoln Vehicles Arrives in China


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The success of Ford’s turnaround plan for Lincoln depends significantly on China, the world’s largest car market, where Lincoln will officially debut in late October.

Volvo Will Make a Super-Luxurious, Four-Seat XC90 for China


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Volvo's Chinese bosses may have lost the battle for an uber-luxurious Swedish sedan, but that's apparently not going to stop them from getting a very plush variant of the 2016 XC90.

GC9 is the First Geely Penned by Former Volvo Designer Peter Horbury


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Chinese carmaker Geely Auto has released teaser photos of its upcoming GC9 flagship sedan, which will debut in November at the Guangzhou Auto Show.

Daimler's Rolls Out New Denza EV in China from $58,900 / €45,700*


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Electric vehicles are the next frontier for western automakers in China and Mercedes-Benz's parent company Daimler wants a piece of the pie with their new Denza EV.

Chinese-Made, Elongated Volvo S60L Expected to Make it Stateside in 2015


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American Volvo buyers/fans rejoice - it's what you've been waiting for! As of 2015, you will be able to buy a Volvo-badged car made in China – the S60L (pictured), the long-wheelbase edition of the familiar Swedish sedan.

Kia's New K4 Sedan Unveiled at the Chengdu Auto Show is Only for China


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Following the K4 concept revealed earlier this year at the Beijing Auto Show, Kia has unwrapped the production version of the sedan at the Chengdu Motor Show. Developed specifically for Chinese consumers, the Kia K4 will be manufactured and sold exclusively in the world’s largest car market.

Honda Debuts New XR-V Made In and For China


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Honda's Chinese venture with Dongfeng Motor Group Co. pulled the proverbial wraps off their new XR-V small crossover at the Chengdu Motor Show today.

New VW Lamando is China's Jetta CC [w/Video]


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This past spring at the Beijing Auto Show, VW unveiled the New Midsize Concept (NMC), a study previewing a stylish rival for the Mercedes-Benz CLA. Fast forward to today’s Chengdu Auto Show and that production sedan is already a reality.

New Honda XR-V is China's HR-V Small Crossover


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Dongfeng Honda's small crossover has a name for China, as revealed in these shots from the brand's Chengdu Motor Show stand: XR-V.

Buick Reveals New Envision SUV's Interior, Chinese Media the Exterior


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GM has dropped official interior images of its new Buick Envision mid-size crossover that just made its world premiere today at the Chengdu Motor Show in China.

New Infiniti ESQ is a Posh-Badged Nissan Juke NISMO RS for China


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The wraps are off Infiniti's new ESQ small crossover based on the pre-facelift Nissan Juke NISMO RS, which was made exclusively for China.

Infiniti Reveals First Side Shot of China-Bound Q50L


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Whenever an L is added after the name of an executive sedan, you know that car is headed for China. The latest model to be stretched for the PRC is the new Infiniti Q50 which was just revealed via one official shot.

Not Again…Saab's New Owner NEVS Faces Bankruptcy


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In yet another twist in Saab's…twisted survival story, one of its suppliers petitioned a Swedish court to declare the brand's new owner, National Electric Vehicle of Sweden (NEVS), bankrupt.

Can’t Afford a Range Rover Evoque? The Landwind X7 Clone is Four Times Cheaper


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Remember the patent images of the Range Rover Evoque Chinese copy, the Landwind X7?

The MG Brand’s Sports Car History Culminates with Uninspiring Chinese Hatchback


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The MG name means so much more to the world of sports cars than what it stands for today. It’s known around the globe, from Japan to the US, particularly for cars like the stylish MGB, or the pre-war T-series models, and not the vehicles it’s building today.

Plan to Restart Fisker Production Detailed after New Chinese Owners’ US Visit


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Wanxiang is the Chinese auto parts giant that acquired troubled automaker Fisker, and is now looking to improve and re-release the company’s sole model, the Karma.